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About Barry

Barry Tilton is the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering at Vricon Systems LLC. He has over 33 years’ experience as an Electrical Engineer in the aerospace field, and is a Licensed Professional Engineer, a certified Project Management Professional, and a Certified GEOINT Practitioner in Remote Sensing.

He is a 20 year veteran of the US Air Force, where he had over 1000 flight hours as a test director, and worked as a Chief Engineer, and Chief Scientist, and Program Director for the US Defense and State Departments as well as several international efforts with countries on five Continents.  

He has been a practicing engineer in the field of Remote Sensing systems design, test and evaluation for the past 13 years after his Air Force retirement. He has held his Professional Engineering License in the State of Virginia since 2007.  He has served as Chief Engineer for a major flight sensing system deployed to support US Military operations in Afghanistan, has tested over 10 launch systems and three satellite constellations, and has served as senior advisor to the US Government on several others. 

He earned his BSEE from USC and his MSEE from Northrop University. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and the AIAA, and a Fellow of the American Geographical Society.   He was twice Chair of the Northern VA Section of IEEE, and currently serves as the IEEE Region 2 Technology Policy Coordinator.

He is married to the former Elaine Belen, and has three children.



IEEE Region 2 Director-Elect Barry Tilton
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